January 9 - 19 Northwest Institute of Literary Arts Residency, Whidbey Island

April 8 - 11, 2015 AWP Conference & Bookfair Minneapolis Convention Center & Hilton Hotel
1301 Second Avenue South, Minneapolis, MN 55403.
Event Title: Imaginary readers: Who are we writing for? With Maria Victoria, Carmen Bernier Grand, and Donna Miscolta
Scheduled Day: April 10, 2015, 12:00:PM - 01:15:PM
Scheduled Room: Room L100 A, Lower Level

May 30 - The Seattle7 West Group at Eagle Harbor Books

July - Society for Crypto Judaic Studies Conference, Miami, Florida

Selected Works

From the early literature of the Americas to the late 20th Century
Creative Nonfiction
Essays on Family and Writing

The Desert Remembers My Name makes an important contribution to discussions of ethnicity, identity, and the literature of place.”
Bloomsbury Review
"...a mesmerizing tale... the author explores the fascinating confusions and contradictions plaguing a culture precariously poised between tradition and modernization."
"She never forgot the power of storytelling as testimony."
The Utne Reader
"Kathleen Alcalá's Spirits of the Ordinary is an enthralling book..."
–Paul Yamazaki, City Lights Books

"This book entered my dreams."
–Alberto Rios
Short Fiction
"Thoroughly satisfying."
The New York Times Book Review

"By turns touching, entertaining, and surprising, and uniquely her own."
Publishers Weekly

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